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Stormwater Detention Ponds

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Stormwater detention ponds are a vital component of the urban environment by ensuring community safety from flooding, reducing pollutant transport, and overall protection of the local water resources. Generally, detention ponds are open basins with the designation to hold stormwater and slowly release that water into the area’s watershed. Detention ponds also provide an ecosystem for local wildlife to survive and thrive.